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Jan 22
Neantderthal Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) what is and how to see it in the Northern Sky

The chance to see a comet is very rare in a lifetime but we have the first comet of the year coming! Here you will find some infos about the comets and how to see the Comet Atlas C/2022 E2 (ZTF) in the northern sky. Have a good reading! WHAT IS A COMET? Comets are […]

Apr 28
The sky of May 2021 – planets, stars and main astronomical events

Welcome back to the sky of the month with Astronomitaly! The time has come to find out what to observe in the sky of May 2021! METEOR SHOWERS IN THE SKY OF MAY The first meteor shower we encounter in this month will be the Eta Aquarids, a remnant of Halley’s comet. It is a […]

Apr 22
A day for our planet: Earth Day

“Isn’t it wonderful?”. Today is Earth Day, a day dedicated to the care, sustainability and future of our home in the cosmos. A Day for the Planet Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 to promote the protection of our planet. Officially established in 1970, during Earth Day the problems relating to the pollution of […]

Mar 30
The sky of April 2021 – planets, conjunctions and main astronomical events

Our monthly guide to the heavens and the night sky of the month returns! It’s time to find out what to observe in the sky of April 2021. METEOR SHOWERS Shooting stars are back in the northern hemisphere! The Lyrids meteor shower will be active from April 16 to 26, reaching its peak on April […]

Feb 28
The sky of March 2021 – the main astronomical events of this month

Conjunctions, constellations, astronomical events and celestial objects to observe in the night sky of March 2021! Let’s find them out together in our guide to this month’s night sky! MARCH EQUINOX March 20, 2021 (at 10:37 am) will be the day of the March equinox. This phenomenon establishes the beginning of the spring season for […]

Jan 30
The sky of February 2021: planets, stars and everything else!

Welcome back to our monthly guide to the night sky. It’s time to find out what’s waiting for us in the sky of February: the Moon, celestial objects, conjunctions and more astronomical events! THE MOON AND THE PLANETS Lunar Phases Last quarter: 5 February New Moon: 12 February First Quarter: 20 February Full Moon: 27 […]

Jan 19
Aurora Borealis: our guide to the majestic northern lights – embark with us on a hunt for auroras in Lapland

The polar aurora is perhaps the most spectacular atmospheric phenomenon to witness. Now, you may wonder: What is the Aurora Borealis? What causes these spectacular dancing lights in the sky? Where can I see the Northern Lights? Find all the answers to these questions by reading our article! GHOSTLY LIGHTS Polar auroras occur near the […]

Jan 02
The main astronomical events of 2021, from January to December

After the year 2020 full of astronomical events, culminating in the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn and the stunning comet Neowise, let’s find out what will be the main astronomical events of 2021. JANUARY 2021 The Quadrantids meteor shower will open the 2021 astronomical season, reaching its peak activity between the 3rd and the […]

Jan 01
The sky of January 2021

The sky of January awaits us! Let’s find out what the sky of this month has to offer to all astronomy enthusiast. METEOR SHOWERS OF JANUARY The Quadrantids meteor shower is active from December 28. It will reach its peak between the 3rd and the 4th of January. Although the Quadrantids may spike with the […]

Dec 16
The great conjunction: Jupiter meets Saturn in the night sky

Jupiter and Saturn will be the protagonists of the great conjunction occurring on Monday, 21 December 2020. It’s fair to say that this conjunction will probably be one of the greatest astronomical events of the year 2020. CONJUNCTIONS AND GREAT CONJUNCTIONS There are several kinds of conjunctions in visual astronomy. In general, we say that […]

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